Category: EdGE

EdGE Leadership Program Re-Starts In-School Follow-Up Sessions

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Responsibility, self reliance, and interdependency are themes used by staff with area students during the Mission’s Fall 2018 EdGE Marion Kane Leadership program. These themes are reflected in the basic outdoor survival skills shown in the program student made Public Service Announcement video. With additional help available, EdGE Assistant Director Isaac Marnik…

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EdGE Director Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner

mainechildrensalliance.wordpress.com Meet Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner Posted on November 2, 2018 by Maine Children’s Alliance Charlie Harrington is the Director of Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE program. EdGE is the Mission’s after-school and summer program for children in grades four through high school in six communities in Washington County. For over 20 years, Charlie…

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Mission’s EdGE Staff Hosts Downeast Table of Plenty

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Our EdGE program crew pitched in Sunday, October 21, hosting the Downeast Table of Plenty inside the Weald Bethel Community Center. Wendy Harrington, Director of Service Programs, said, “The staff cooked and served a delicious feast.” At the Downeast Table of Plenty, all are welcome to come together and share a satisfying,…

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EdGE Marion Kane Leadership – Responsibility, Self Reliance, Interdependence

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Narraguagus 8th Grade took part in the EdGE Marion Kane Leadership Program in October 2018 at the EdGE Building. Over the four days, students focused on responsibility, self reliance, and interdependence. Activities consisted of Team Scrabble, the 10-Foot Wall, Elephant Legs, climbing the Vertical Playpen and cooking challenges. Learn more

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R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament

September 10, 2018 R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament BAR HARBOR, ME — Congratulations to the R.H. Foster team for winning Maine Seacoast Mission’s 14th Annual Tennis Tournament on Saturday, September 8th, at the Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. R.H. Foster broke the Small Animal Clinic’s record of winning the four previous tournaments.…

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Mission’s 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament Benefiting the EdGE Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — This September the Mission holds its 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament at Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The Mission and the tennis pros would like to find ways to engage EdGE kids in tennis more often. Maine Seacoast Mission EdGE’s innovative in-school and after-school, and summer programs help Downeast Maine kids by…

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Former EdGE Counselor/Mentor Kassandra Strout Joins Maine Community Foundation

  thecounty.me Strout joins Maine Community Foundation as grants administrator Contributed • August 11, 2018 ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Kassandra Strout as Grants Administrator. Strout will be point person for agency and designated fund grants, assist with donor-advised and competitive grantmaking, and maintain the foundation’s…

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EdGE Summer Campers Head Out Aboard the “Sunbeam”

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Sunbeam bow is loaded with backpacks from a dozen EdGE summer camp kids for a few days trip experiencing Maine islands. Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman said U.S. Park Rangers on Isle au Haut are “really excited” about the EdGE kids’ visit, and the Rangers put together “a whole program”…

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